Special Education Teacher

NCCS is a stable K-6 charter school in existence for seventeen years, with great kids, amazing staff and competitive pay. We are searching for a Special Education Teacher to start as soon as possible. Please consider joining our team!

General Duties:

  • Working with a team of licensed special education teachers provide special education services for students in grades K-6.

  • Serve on student support team (child find process supporting teachers with interventions and the referral process - SpEd teachers rotate meetings)

  • Timely completion of Special Education paperwork including PWNs, BIPs, FBAs, IEPs, progress monitoring reports, parent communication etc.

  • Working with teachers and paraprofessionals to be sure IEP services are being provided and progress toward students' goals is occurring.

  • Working with home/school liaison to be sure parents/guardians are included as active members of their child’s IEP team.


  • MN Special Education License for ASD or EBD preferred, but all SpEd licenses considered as well as applicants willing to pursue a variance.

  • Experience with Native American students preferred, but not required.

  • Strong philosophy that every child is unique and can succeed.

  • Ability to build strong, supportive relationships with students and families.

  • Flexible team player mentality required.

  • Strong work ethic with commitment to excellent attendance.

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work closely will both staff and students.

Salary dependent on PT or FT, license and experience. Base teaching salary is $46,680 plus benefits.

For more information contact: Nicole Jesness at nicolej@ntwschool.org or (218) 936-9420.

Electronic submissions preferred. Email letter of interest, and 3 letters of recommendation to nicolej@ntwschool.org.

Position open until filled.


NCCS regularly seeks full-time paraprofessionals. Starting pay is $17 per hour and up depending on qualifications. Paraprofessionals work in the classroom as teacher assistants or with special education students. Background and drug tests required. All positions require board approval.  All paraprofessionals must have a 2-year degree or pass either the para-educator or paraprofessional during their first year of employment.

Substitute Teacher

NCCS is seeking substitute teachers.  We pay $200 a day! Applicants need to have a MN Short Call Substitute License.

CLICK HERE for Application / Documents.

Questions? Contact Director Beth Zietz at bethz@ntwschool.org or 218-370-2392 (talk/text)